ARTS ADVOCATES: Arts Wisconsin in partnership with the League of Wisconsin Municipalities accepts nominations through Aug. 31 for the Arts in the Community Awards. Winners are recognized at a conference Oct. 25 in the Dells. Connect: artswisconsin.org

TRUMP TV: The Courage Campaign is coordinating an effort against the Sinclair-Tribune media merger pending before the FCC. The group is selling “Stop Trump TV” T-shirts to boost opposition efforts. Connect: couragecampaign.org

PULL-A-THON CHAMPS: Congratulate River Revitalization Foundation, the back-to-back champions of the annual Garlic Mustard Pull-A-Thon in southeastern Wisconsin. RRF won a traveling trophy for pulling the most invasive garlic mustard plants in the contest coordinated by the Southeastern Wisconsin Invasive Species Consortium. Connect: sewisc.org  and riverrevitalizationfoundation.org

EQUALITY DAY EVENT: Join the Wisconsin Women’s Network in celebrating Women’s Equality Day, commemorating the passage of the 19th Amendment. The celebration is at 5 p.m. Aug. 23 at Robinia Courtyard, 829 E. Washington Ave., Madison. Connect:

BACK TO SCHOOL: The Wisconsin Women’s Network Policy Institute is registering as many as 25 women for the 2018–19 class. Students will learn skills in communication, education, advocacy and networking. Connect:

FROM GALA TO POLLS: Voces de la Frontera, the statewide immigrant rights group, is selling tickets to its annual gala, the Power of the Latinx Vote. The event takes place at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Harley-Davidson Museum, 400 W. Canal St., Milwaukee. Connect: vdlf.org

PROTEST TRUMP, PLANT A TREE: The environmental nonprofit Treepex has created Treespond, an online forum where protesters can respond to Donald Trump’s tweets denying climate change by donating to plant trees. Treepex encourages people to “eliminate every ignorant quote about environmental issues by planting across national forests of California devastated by wildfire.” Connect: treespond.com

DRIVING FORWARD: Clean car standards would save people money at the pump, reduce dangerous climate emissions and keep 12 billion barrels of oil in the ground. Yet the Trump administration is rolling them back. Join the Forward Not Backward campaign against the rollbacks. Connect: forwardnotbackward.org

INSTA PROTEST: With the Land and Water Conservation Act set to expire Sept. 30, the League of Conservation Voters released new Instagram ads urging U.S. Reps. Jeff Denham, Dana Rohrabacher, Ed Royce. Karen Handel and Mike Kelly to support permanent reauthorization and full funding for the nation’s best parks program. Join the LCV’s “Our Lands, Our Voice” campaign and the cause. Connect: lcv.org

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